Matthew McConaughey Chops Off His Locks! Love It Or Hate It?

01/11/2008 at 01:45 PM ET

Agent 47/WENN

It’s been a busy week for Hollywood’s hair stylists, who’ve transformed some of our favorite stars with drastic new dos. We’ve seen Amy Winehouse go platinum, Jessica Biel lighten her locks to a rich honey blonde — and now they’ve turned their shears on Matthew McConaughey. The Fool’s Gold star, who usually favors a shaggier look, has been showing off this new buzz cut. We love that we can see more of his gorgeous face now! Tell us: Do you like Matthew’s new cropped look, or are you hoping he grows it all back?

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Jan on

Looks older

Amy on

Love it! It’s about time you get back to looking like a MAN! Hot!

Randa on

He is just so Hansome! I love the new haircut.

I think I actually like it better than when it’s long..

Very Nice Matthew

Judy Wolfberg on


LT on

Looks much better shaggy which suits his adventurous, surfer personality. This haircut makes him look older and very 80s.

VLC on

Hate it! Well, he’ll never look bad, but I love his loose curls. Let it grow out!

Nicole on


Evelyn on

Does this mean that he will stop going topless at the beach also??

Melissa on

I LOVE IT!!! Matthew McConaughey could be bald and still look stunning! He is a man in every sense of the word!!!

dawn on

love it you can finally see his gorgeous face again

Evelyn on

Does this mean he will stop going topless at the beach also?

dawn on

love it i can finally see his face again

Sher on

I agree with LT it doesn’t suit his personality. Grow it out!

rebecca aldrich on

I love him, he is beautiful, it’s the eyes and the smile

rebecca on

love it love hime, he is beautiful

Alissa on

I am not a huge fan! I think the hair cut ages his charming looks! I miss the surfer, free spirited and wild style of the past!

ed on

I’ve had some bad haircuts but this looks like a boating accident its so bad. Check out the swirls.
He had it made with the long hair. Some of the that stuff won’t be coming back it seems. He must be tired of being chased down the street by women, I know it got old for me.

Heather on

Its about time. He looks so much better

Regina on

Hate it!!

Sandy on


Jacqueline on

He looks gorgeous and also with his hair long!

Tracy on

Noooooooooooooooo say it isnt so!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can’t run your fingers through that!!!!

T on

He just looks as tasty as ever………….so it is a hit in my book

Victoria on


jamie on

He finally looks like he has bathed. I love long hair, but he was starting to look dirty.

Tina on

YUMMY!!!! Way better

Grace on

I think that the makes him look older then he really is. :(

Leslie on


Leticia on

I Love it….He’s so handsome and now he finnaly looks like the man he is. The other way he jsut looks like a beach bum.

Leslie on

I think it looks much better. More manly.

Melina on

I love it. Makes him look more handsome because it brings out his best features. He is such a hotty!!!!!

inna on

he looks brutal. it’s a really bad look for him. for any man.

Norma on

Big MISTAKE! I actually had to look twice to make sure it was him…

Anonymous on


Tracy on

just like a normal “Joe” now

becky on


Elda on

Even if he was bald, i’d still marry him!!

stacey on

love the hair! no matter what he will always be hot.

HM on

He actually looks attractive now, and looks younger, not older, as some say. He looks clean now and not like a dirty, unkempt bum. I hope he keeps this look.

Anna on

He is absolutely gorgeous. Much cleaner looking, and mature as well. HOT!

Aimee on

HATE IT! He looks sooo much older and ordinary. His long, luscious locks gave him a distinctive look that’s now gone!

JLY on

I can’t stand this egomaniac!

Jessica on

I prefer his long wavy locks.

Jessica on

I prefer him with long wavy locks.

Elsa on

Yuk…I like the longer, rugged, tossled hair look. He can wear it short, looks ok, but it doesn’t look like too much fun running ones fingers through it!! TOO SHORT!!

Angela on

Freakin gorgeous…Matthew is what all men should look like…HOT!

ginat on


meg on

he looks like Noah Wyle in that pic.

Erica on


Kim on

I love it! I think it makes him look sexier.

manicjanet on

He looks so generic with short hair. Like the long hair better.

CE on

Did he lose a bet? :o) I prefer the curls, but think he still is cute without them. I like this style better that than the shaggy look he going on for a while. Gotta love a free spirit!

pia on

looks like he is going bald. never thought him handsome in the first place. has a great smile though.

Melissa on

… Still Looks Good BUT Looks Damn Sexy With It Long..

Jana on

He looks like a totally different person! I think I like the shaggier look for him though….I enjoy that bad boy mishcevious look of his.

The shorter hair does make him look older and more mature.

He still looks good either way

Jana on

You know….the more I look at it the less I like it. He looks kind of like a little rabbit with the teeth now (sorry). He certainly looks much heavier….if he is gonna go short then he needs to shave and that is definitely not his style.

Go back to the curls and the long hair…it suits you more Matthew!

Kaitlin on

Matthew M. is so hot no matter wat he does to his hair, he could shave it and still be the Man

Sandy Gretano on


Anna on

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!

Gail on

Very nice but also like the longer look too. He always looks cool. Now if he only got rid of the fuzz on his face, he would look awsome!

jane on

I love Matthew McConaughey, he is a great actor and quite easy on the eyes, I think cutting his hair was good, but don’t think he should have gone quite so short, oh, well it will grow but
Matthew let some of the curls come back, a little
shorter version of what you had will be fine.

Babycakes on

Grow the curls back !!!

Shawnee on

I LOVE IT!!!!!!!! He looks so good!

roxanne on

he looks freaking hot. it really suits him.

LGK on

He looks great with or without “locks”. If he continues to keep it this way he needs to be more clean shaven. The rugged shaved looked was great when he had all the hair. Cute guy either way.

Meg on

Love it!!

Sal on

About time – now if he could only wear clothes more often, people might take him seriously.

Raya on

Yes! Much more clean cut and not so much like a homeless bum.

Robin Ashby on

Now if he’ll only keep his hair short as it should be and shave and keep his shirt on at the same time, he’ll look like a decent human being. He looks so much better this way.

Jenny on


Piper on

Love it.. very hot

Susan on

Love it! It makes him look like a man instead of a man trying to look like a boy. The locks were cute for a while but now it’s time to grow up & be the good looking man that he is!!

Susan on

The short hair shows off his male pattern baldness that is beginning with his receding hairline in the corners. Big Mistake.

mswave on

He looks great no matter what. He is one of those beautiful that can pull off any look

SpicyGem on

I’ve never liked this guy, but at least he “looks” clean for a change.

Heather on

Longer hair suits him better.

Amy on

On him…. liked the long shaggy look better!

Jeanne on

He looks delicious!! I think the change is good, not so “Dazed and Confused” anymore.

Amanda on

Love it but will look a little better when it gets just a little longer; definitely like it better than what it was before.

Alex on

Makes him look like he’s a Cowboys quarterback. I loved the beach bum and long locks look. Now he’s just another one of the guys! :(

Beth on

About damn time!

We can finally see his face (which is gorgeous) and although his chest is perfect, he does look good with a shirt ON.

Lee on

Before it was too long. No one would take him serious. But now it’s a bit short. He needs just enough to blow in the wind.





Natalie P. on


Lisa on

Bring back the longer hair! Doesn’t look bad, he just does not look like himself

Natalie Hudson on

So much better!

rhonda on

i dunno, i think he’s a bit full of himself somehow, so the haircut is just hair. and i can’t believe i wasted any energy on writing that. oh well.

dee on

eeewwww!!! Cut his “cute factor” down by about 15%!!!

Suz on

Love it! Very distinctive!

Norma Wahlstrom on

Way too short. Love to see him with a little longer, curly hair.

Lauren on

you can’t help but like the guy. he looks so much better with short hair. very richard gere in ‘an officer and a gentleman’

Kresta on

The man can’t look bad. He is yummy all the time. clothes-no clothes, long hair-short hair. I’ll take him anyway he comes!!

Maggie on

love it, love it!!!!

dee on

eeewww!!! cuts his “cute factor” down by at least 15% !!!

Jayme on

LOVE IT…Finally the nice looking man is back…the long hair and beard made him look like redneck not a hollywood star.

BS on

He’s a gorgeous man no matter how is hair is cut, but I do like the short cut. I like it long as well…just depends on what setting he’s in at the time.

Darlene on

Looks better.

Rose on

oh my gosh, he looks 100% better!


Very good looking man, but he looks much better with longer hair. But hey who are we to judge. People like what they like, and in the end we get judged, but not for what we look like or how much money we have. All in all he is wonderful man.

Lulabelle on

Love it…….

Anonymous on

i hate it, his long curly wonderful hair made him sexy. he looks old and ordinary with this cut :(

Taunton on

I love me some Matthew! But I’m not too sure about this cut! Grow it back out!

Des on

I don’t like it at all. I think he looks older now too. His gorgeous eyes don’t stand out as much anymore either. I loved his curly hair. Not alot of actors have his type of hair, it went very well with him….very very well. Hopefully he’ll grow it back. maybe he can do this again when he’s way older.

vento on

i like Matthew in his every actions on the movie.Talking about his new haircut i think it’s not bad.But i really love to see him in a close shave.He’s so handsome when he’s in completely bald.Matt,so when will you shave off your head again?

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